Friday, July 19, 2013

Anthony Branker Releasess "Ballad for Trayvon Martin"

Anthony Branker, Director of the Jazz Studies Program at Princeton, has released an instrumental composition titled "Ballad for Trayvon Martin," which is getting new visibility in the wake of the decision in the Martin-Zimmerman trial in Florida.

Over 6 minutes long, the saxophone-driven piece can be heard at Soundcloud, along with information about Branker and his group, Word Play. Their latest album is titled Uppity. 

Friday, July 12, 2013

Steve Wexler Fielding Tiger-Talented Band for July 19 NYC Gig

Steve Wexler has pulled together a Team of Tigers to add power to his Top Shelf R&B band when it hits the stage on Friday, July 19 at the Cutting Room in New York City. Alums storming the stage with Steve will include Gene Lewin ’84 (currently touring with Audra McDonald) and singing phenom Sarah Ann Sillers ’13. For an extra inducement, use the promo code SHELF! to get tickets for $15 (vs. $25 at the door). You can order tickets at this link